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Grief, Investigation, and Mulholland Dr.

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Today’s post was originally published on LARB Channel Avidly. By Lisa Beskin A month or so after my mother’s death in 2001, I found myself in an awkward situation involving David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr. I had just seen it in the theater, loved it, and desperately wanted to talk about it with a certain friend. But I hadn’t yet […]


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I See Dead People

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This piece was originally published today, July 8, by LARB Channel Avidly.  By Alizah Salario At The Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, the dead fill every nook and cranny. “Art of Mourning,” the current exhibit, features celluloid medallions and Victorian-era memorial photographs depicting the waxy, masklike faces of the dead. In “Sleeping Beauty” photos, deceased little girls and […]